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Evaluating websites for scholarly research

C is for Currency

Is the timeliness of the information important for your research?

R is for Relevance

The importance of the information for your needs.

A is for Authority

The source of the information. (think: Author)

A is for Accuracy

The reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the content.

P is for Purpose

The reason the information exists.


When you search for information you're going to find lots of it. But is it good information?? 

You will have to determine that for yourself. But, the CRAAP test can help!

CRAAP Test PowerPoint

This presentation was created by A. Campbell of Tidewater Community College in Portsmouth, VA.

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